Jayanti, Deep Grace get Biju Patnaik Sports Award; Purnima & Sabita receive Bravery Award

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday presented Biju Patnaik Sports Award to outstanding sports persons and coaches on the occasion of National Sports Day celebrated through video conferencing.Jayanti Behera and Deep Grace Ekka received Biju Patnaik Sports Award for outstanding performance in sports and games. Both of them received Rs 2 lakh cash award […]

Continue Reading

Jio introduces Cricket Dhan Dhana Dhan offer to watch live IPL matches

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: As Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 is all set to roll from September 19, millions of cricket fans from across the country and the globe are super excited to watch it across their smart devices ranging from mobile phones to televisions. Keeping in view the interest of cricket fans across the country, Reliance Jio […]

Continue Reading

Pragyan Ojha announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Bhubaneswar: Odia cricketer and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket as he took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to announce the same. “It’s time I move on to the next phase of my life. The love and support of each and every individual will always remain with […]

Continue Reading

Odisha CM launches KIUG 2020 Jersey

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with Union Ministers Dr RP Nishank, Dharmendra Pradhan and Kiren Rijiju launched the inaugural edition of Khelo India University Games to be held from February 22 to March 1 at KIIT University here. Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister said Odisha will ensure that players have a memorable […]

Continue Reading

India, West Indies teams arrive for Barabati ODI

Bhubaneswar: The cricket teams of India and West Indies on Thursday arrived here for the third and final One Day International (ODI) to be played on December 22 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. The match has become important for both the teams as the three-match series is levelled at 1-1. The players arrived at […]

Continue Reading

All India Police Hockey Championship to begin in Bhubaneswar from Monday

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Stadium here is all set to host the 68th edition of the All India Police Hockey Championship-2019 from Monday. Being organised by the Odisha Police at least 25 teams consisting 500 players, 200 officials and trainers from Police Organisations of different States, Union Territories and Central Armed Police Forces will participate in this […]

Continue Reading

Principal XI beat Chairman XI with five wickets

Bhubaneswar: A friendly cricket match was organised between Chairman XI and Principal XI at DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur on Saturday where the Principal XI won the match by five wickets. After winning the toss Chairman XI chose to bat and scored 115 runs by losing all the wickets before the stipulated 20 overs. The Principal […]

Continue Reading

Bhubaneswar & Rourkela to host 2023 Hockey World Cup matches

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be held in Odisha. “It is a rare honour for any country to host a World Cup and Odisha is proud to be hosting Hockey World Cup for the second time continuously. I am happy to share matches of […]

Continue Reading

Tennis player Kabir Hans brings laurels to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Renowned tennis player Kabir Hans has brought laurels to Odisha in ITF World Junior Ranking Tennis Tournament (Group-5) organised from November 18 to 22 at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex in Guwahati. For the first time an Odia boy bagged this prestigious title for his extreme refulgence. According to the reports, in the […]

Continue Reading

Odisha boy Aswatha Narayana bags gold at WorldSkills Kazan-2019

Bhubaneswar: S Aswatha Narayana from Odisha has won gold medal in Water Technology at the WorldSkills International Competition 2019 that ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at Kazan on Tuesday attended by President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. The 25-year-old youth competed against 11 countries. He was also rewarded as ‘Best of Nation’ amongst […]

Continue Reading